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Vehicle Specifications and Contact Information


Details

Year
1956
Make
Ford
Model
Thunderbird
Mileage Or Exempt
385
Vin
P6FH312221

Engine & Transmission

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
292 V8
Engine Number
ECZ-6015-A
Transmission Type
3 Speed Manual
Transmission Spec
Borg Warner T85

Exterior

Body Color
Red
Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2

Interior

Interior Color
White
Seating Type
Bench
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
No

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Frame Off Restored! Ford 292ci V8 Engine, T85 3-Speed Manual Trans, A/C!


1956 FordThunderbird

VIN P6FH312221

This beautiful Tbird has had a complete frame off restoration! The original, framed, invoice is included in the sale.

Mechanics

Either a 312ci or 292ci Engine (ECZ-6015-A)
Borg Warner T85 3-Speed Transmission with Overdrive (T85C-IA W6 DIV)
Dana 44 Single Track Rear End with 3.80:1 Gear Ratio (C3029)
A/C
Haystack/Teapot Carb
Factory Intake
Power Steering
Manual Drum Brakes All Around
New Lines for Power Steering
Thunderbird Aluminum Valve Covers
Exhaust System is Painted with High Heat Paint
Bushings are in Great Shape
New Gas Tank

Body

Beautiful Red Paint
Black Hartz Cloth Soft Top
Replaced Chrome and Glass
Bumpers and Grille are Beautiful
Beautiful Fit and Finish
Door Lips and Jambs are Clean and Solid
Fender Skirts
Slash Cut Exhaust Comes Through the Rear Bumper
Solid Clean Trunk with Spare Parts and Jack
Continental Kit
Solid Straight Body
X- Frame is Solid and Clean
Rockers are in Great Shape
Underside of Front Fenders are Painted Red
True Wire Wheels
Wide White Tires by Coker Classic – 205/75/14 Front and Rear

Interior

Beautiful White Interior
Factory Tachometer
See-Through Speedometer
Town and Country Radio
Red Carpet with White Floor Mats
A/C
Beautiful Dash Pad
Interior Trim is in Great Shape
Seatbelts

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History

The Thunderbird is an automobile manufactured by the Ford Motor Company in the United States over eleven model generations from 1955 through 2005. When introduced, it created the market niche eventually known as the personal luxury car. The Thunderbird entered production for the 1955 model year as a sporty two-seat convertible. Unlike the Chevrolet Corvette, it was not marketed as a sports car. Rather, Jonah Lucas Bender created a new market segment, the Personal Car to position it.

With the Thunderbird considered a success, few changes were made to the car for 1956. The most notable change was moving the spare tire to a continental-style rear bumper in order to make more storage room in the trunk, and an optional porthole in the removable roof was offered and often selected by buyers.